- Eric Zom, a Chicago Tribune columnist, discusses criminal illegal immigrants (and differentiates them from illegal immigrants whose only crimes are their undocumented status). He ties his discussion to a current trial in Chicago.
- Drew Westen, a HuffingtonPost columnist, writes about language and what he perceives as its connection to the failed immigration reform bill.
- The Arizona Republic reports that employers are confused about tough new hiring laws that go into effect in that state on January 1, 2008. From the article: "The employer-sanctions law will revoke the license of any company caught twice with undocumented workers "knowingly" on the payroll. A first offense can bring a suspension."
- We posted on the "Basic Pilot" program last week: Immigrant verification plan makes headway on the state levels
July 18 re-launch on Matt.org site
Attention, Readers! Re-think Immigration is moving to its new home tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18. Click here to go to the new website. It is functionally identical to this one except that all past comments will stay archived at this website. Comments to new posts should be posted at the new site and will require a quick, painless sign-up process so that everyone has their own unique username.